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Spirituality: Perpetual Progress inthe Good

Morwenna Ludlow

in Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199280766
eISBN:
9780191712906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter begins with a discussion of how Gregory of Nyssa's spiritual writings have rarely been the subject of extended and systematic theological reflection in English, nor do they seem to have ... More


Intimate Mysteries: The Apophatics of Sensible Love

Krista E. Hughes

in Apophatic Bodies: Negative Theology, Incarnation, and Relationality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230815
eISBN:
9780823235087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230815.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Apophasis is not simply about mystery, but also primarily about language. Thus, a feminist theology of apophasis also needs to ask how it might best express the ... More


Hell as a Problem of Evil in Medieval Women Mystics

Clark West

in Evil: A History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199915453
eISBN:
9780190248383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199915453.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In the thirteenth century, it was unusual to regard the doctrine of hell as generating a problem of evil that needs to be solved. For most scholastic theologians it was, rather, a large part of the ... More


Sacred Hearts

Karmen Mackendrick

in Word Made Skin: Figuring Language at the Surface of Flesh

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224067
eISBN:
9780823235902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224067.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter discusses the sacred heart, an extraordinarily popular Catholic devotional image with an intriguing set of devotees—medieval mystics, sweet old ladies, and ... More


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